Irrawaddy dowphin

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Irrawaddy dowphin
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea
Faimily: Delphinidae
Genus: Orcaella
Species: O. brevirostris
Binomial name
Orcaella brevirostris
(Owen in Gray, 1866)[2]
Scowth o memmers o Orcaella
See: Irrawaddy dolphin
geographic range map
Synonyms [2]
  • Orca (Orcaella) brevirostris Owen in Gray, 1866 (basionym)
  • Orcaella brevirostris brevirostris Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951
  • Orcaella brevirostris fluminalis Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951
  • Orcaella fluminalis Gray, 1871
  • Orcella brevirostris Anderson, 1871
  • Orcella fluminalis Anderson, 1871
  • Phocaena (Orca) brevirostris Owen, 1866

The Irrawaddy dowphin (Orcaella brevirostris) is a euryhaline species o dowphin foond in discontinuous subpopulations near sea coasts an in estuaries an rivers in pairts o the Bay o Bengal an Sootheast Asie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Reeves, R. R., Jefferson, T. A., Karczmarski, L., Laidre, K., O’Corry-Crowe, G., Rojas-Bracho, L., Secchi, E. R., Slooten, E., Smith, B. D., Wang, J. Y. & Zhou, K. (2008). "Orcaella brevirostris". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 26 Juin 2011. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of vulnerable.
  2. a b William Perrin (2010). Perrin WF (ed.). "Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray, 1866)". World Cetacea Database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 11 Mey 2012.